American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

Oregon, Mt. Hood

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  • Publication Year: 1969

Oregon, Mt. Hood. On 11 September Raymond U. Stout (27) and Barry Carnley (27) had ascended Mt. Hood via the Cooper Spur route and were descending the South face route. Weather was windy and foggy. The two were roped but not belaying. They slipped and fell into a crevasse. Stout suffered a broken leg. Carnley was bruised and knocked out temporarily, but was able to extricate himself and go for help. Stout was rescued some 10 hours later.

Source: Newspaper clipping.

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